Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Teens Face Murder Charges in Death of Saskatchewan Restaurant Owner

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Teens Face Murder Charges in Death of Saskatchewan Restaurant Owner

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3 charged in slaying of restaurant owner

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LA RONGE, Sask. - Three teens are facing murder charges in the death of a Saskatchewan restaurant owner who police say was fatally assaulted during a robbery at his business earlier this month.

RCMP say three males, aged 18, 17 and 14 were arrested Friday afternoon without incident in the La Ronge area.

Simon Grant, 64, died in hospital less than 48 hours after RCMP responded to an armed robbery at his restaurant, Louisiana's Bar-B-Que, in La Ronge and found him seriously injured.

All three of the accused are charged with second-degree murder.

They also are charged with robbery while armed with a weapon, wearing a disguise with intent, using an imitation firearm while committing an offence and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

The three remain in custody and are to appear in La Ronge provincial court on Monday. …

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